Guest Editors: James Baker, Nicole LeFort, and
As the world faces a growing opioid crisis and as drug-related legislation, particularly with reference to marijuana, continues to change, law enforcement is challenged to handle these complex issues in ways that prevent crime, protect their communities, and preserve public safety while also helping those experiencing substance use disorders.
The current opioid epidemic did not start overnight, and the situation has continued to progress significantly over the past two decades. Since the late 1990s, chiefs of police have battled this epide...
Since its creation, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE’s) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has had a longstanding commitment to safeguard public safety and protect people from t...
Driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) is having a serious impact on roadway safety as never before. In the United States, the involvement of drug-impaired drivers in automobile crashes is at an ...
In 1972, a U.S. federal initiative resulting from efforts led by the White House’s Special Action Office for Drug Prevention, the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (predecessor to the Bureau...
According to a recent forecast, as many as 650,000 people in the United States will die from opioid overdoses over the next 10 years. Some 50,000 people died from ...
The only viable response to drug abuse problems is now, and always will be, international in scope....
- President’s Message: Combating Complex Drug Issues Requires a Collaborative, Multifaceted Approach
- Legislative Alert: U.S. President Proposes Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
- Officer Safety Corner: Regional Peer Support Makes a Difference
- Research in Brief: Assessing the Effectiveness of Automatic License Plate Readers
- Chief's Counsel: Avoiding a Peer Support Pitfall
- Product Feature: Records Management Solutions to Improve Transparency and Reduce Liability
- Technology Talk: Improving Crime Investigations with License Plate Recognition Technology
- Traffic Safety Initiatives: Responder Safety Begins with Crash Data
- IACP Working For You: Improving Officer Safety and Wellness Every Shift, Every Day
- The Dispatch: March 2018
- New Members—March 2018
- Line of Duty Deaths: 1/17/2018–2/7/2018
- Product Update: March 2018
- Index to Advertisers: March 2018